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How to Recover iPod Data

May 21, 2013 12:02 pm / Posted by Nelson Peter to iPod CategoryFollow @MacDVD_Studio

iOS 10 is cool and popular, but many iPod touch users complain that the iPod touch can't be sync after upgrading to the latest iOS, or lost the iPod touch data during the upgrading process. If you've backed up all the data on your iPod touch with iTunes, you only need to restore it with one click. Then you will get back all your iPod touch data. The only thing you need to pay attention is that don't sync your iPod touch after you upgrade the system, or the backup file will be updated. You'll lose your data consequently.

Besides restoring data from iTunes backup, some people may want to only restore a part of the data, like the items they want. Well, iTunes doesn't allow you to do this. You can only do "All" or "Nothing" with it. In this case, you need to figure out another way, such as using a third-party tool that can help you extract iTunes backup. This short article will show exactly how to do this in a simple way. So keep reading through to learn to get back the lost data you want on your iPod touch.

The tool you need is this iOS data recovery (Dr.Fone). It has both Windows version and Mac version. This software enables you to extract all iTunes backup files, works fairly well for all iOS devices, including all serious of iPod touch. Now, let's start the guide to recover your iPod data.

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Step 1. Install and run the iOS data recovery

After you download the iOS data recovery to your computer. Double click to install it. Launch the program and you will see the main interface as follows.

Recover iPod data

Step 2. Extract the iTunes backup of your iPod touch

Click the option on the top: Recover from iTunes Backup File. Then the program will find all your iTunes backup files existing on your computer and display them as follows. Choose the one for your iPod touch and click Start Scan to extract it now.

recover iPod data with iTunes backup

Step 3. Recover your iPod touch data

When the scan is finished, you'll see all the data separately in the backup files, such as photos, videos, contacts, messages, call history, calendars, and so forth. Before recovery, you can selectively choose whatever you want among them by ticking them one by one. Then save them to your computer by clicking the Recover button at the lower right corner.

How to recover iPod touch data

That's all, it could be easier to recover your iPod touch data like that. No need to upgrade your iPod touch to iOS anymore.